NEEFE, C.G.: 12 Keyboard Sonatas (1773) / BEETHOVEN, L. van: 9 Variations on a March by Dressler (S. Kagan)
Christian Gottlob Neefe flourished as the Baroque was giving way to the Classical period. These Twelve Sonatas represent important steps in this transition, each having a uniquely individual character and showing a mixture of styles. Neefe is remembered today as Beethoven’s first main teacher in Bonn, the Dressler Variations being young Ludwig’s first published composition.
This recording was made on a modern instrument: Hamburg Steinway CD147
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